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The 7th Sci-Fi London Film Festival ran from April 30 to May 4 at Apollo West End cinema, Regent Street, London.

The festival opened with the UK premiere of Marc Caro's Dante 01, from the co-creator of The City Of Lost Children and Delicatessen. The action wrapped up with the World Premiere of Chemical Wedding (written by Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson and Julian Doyle (who also directs).

Other highlights included Argentinian dystopian fairytale The Aerial and the UK premieres of anime Appleseed: Ex Machina and French sci-fi thriller Chrysalis.

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The Thing
The Thing
A group of scientists at an Antarctic research station discover a killer alien that can mutate into any life-form it touches. See it in all its glory in big-screen re-release.
Dante 01
Dante 01
A new arrival with alien powers upsets the equilibrium amongst prisoners in a deep space psychiatric detention centre.
Chrysalis
Chrysalis
Futuristic French thriller erases memories and fights a serial killer.
Chemical Wedding
Chemical Wedding
A mild-mannered academic takes part in a virtual reality experiment and is possessed by the spirit of notorious British occultist Aleister Crowley.
Appleseed: Ex Machina
Appleseed: Ex Machina
Eyeball-scorching post-apocalyptic anime sequel
La Antena
La Antena
Dystopian fairytale about a 'city without a voice'.
Vexille
Vexille
In 2077, Japan’s secretive, advanced bio-technology could pose an unimaginable threat.
Tekkonkinkreet
Tekkonkinkreet
Two young boys try to stop gangsters taking over their city.
Solaris
Solaris
A bereaved man is sent to investigate a mysterious planet and the disaffected crew in orbit around it.
Alien
Alien
Ridley Scott's fabulously frightening grimy spaceship classic.
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